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York College

Dates and Times

September 2019 dates TBC.

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Course Content

The course provides an introduction to identifying dyslexic traits and strategies to support learners with dyslexia. It will look at the characteristics of dyslexia including how to identify auditory, visual and motor traits. The course shows how to understand and work with the reports a dyslexic learner will have. The main focus of the course is around strategies to support the learner both individually and within a group setting. There will be an exploration of assistive technology and ideas to develop self-support strategies.

Exams and Assessments

The course will use a variety of assessment methods such as short assignment tasks, case studies and classroom-based tasks, culminating in the submission of a portfolio of evidence at the end of the programme.


The course will provide a good introduction to dyslexia, allowing the learner to decide if they wish to pursue a higher-level course in the subject.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £240

Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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